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    George Dewey Autograph Letter Signed "George Dewey," two pages, 4" x 6", separate conjoined sheets. Flagship Olympia, Manila, October 11, 1898. To Major Gonzales. In full, "I thank you very much for the excellent photograph of yourself just received. I regret I have none of myself to send you but will send one as soon as I receive some from home." On May 1, 1898, just five months earlier, Commodore Dewey, on his Flagship 'Olympia," had led the U.S. Asiatic Squadron into Manila Bay and sank the entire Spanish fleet, including two cruisers and six gunboats in six hours. On October 1, 1898, the Spanish and U.S. Commissioners convened their first meeting in Paris to reach a final Treaty of Peace which was signed in Paris on December 10, 1898 ending the Spanish-American War.

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